The Next Web is looking for the 500 best under 26s working in technology

The Next Web is looking for the 500 best under 26s working in technology


TNW (The Next Web) and Accenture have announced that T500 - the programme dedicated to recognising and celebrating young talent in the Netherlands - has opened its sign-ups for the 2019 edition. Launched in 2017, T500 is aimed at connecting young minds with digital giants by curating a yearly shortlist of the most talented people under 26 working in the Dutch digital scene.

Successful entrants will receive a full-access pass to TNW Conference on May 9 & 10 in Amsterdam, where they can attend a programme comprised of 11 tracks on various industry topics, featuring speakers from companies like Accenture, Google, Ford, IBM, and National Geographic.

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They will also get the chance to take part in custom-made Talent Sessions hosted by executives from leading companies and famed international brands. In 2018, the talent sessions featured 23 roundtables and 25 speakers, including Koen Adolfs, Product Owner at ABN AMRO and Chuck Stephens, Global Head of Inclusion, Diversity, and Belonging at

T500 winners will also be brought together during a celebratory event hosted by Accenture at TQ, TNW’s headquarters in Amsterdam, where members will be able to meet their peers ahead of the conference. TNW has just announced the call for entries for T500, open until March 25. Applications will be assessed by a panel of industry-leading experts, with the definitive shortlist to be announced on March 29 on

Marc Rozenveld, Accenture: “As a talent-led company, we’re very proud to support the development of ambitious young talent in the digital scene”

Patrick de Laive, TNW: “T500 is proving to be a real launchpad for young, local talent, by providing them with the chance to attend a world-class event, learn from the best, and by placing them in the spotlight and celebrating their success.”



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